I’ve seen a few blog posts recently where fellow bloggers interview their children. I tried it a while back but he must have been a little bit young, as the answers were just a shrug or he was more interested in the Fireman Sam rescue centre toy in the toy…

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If there is one thing that I’ve learnt over the last eight months, it’s that in terms of every day parenting of a pre-schooler, there aren’t many things that are worse than when you drop them off at nursery only to be traumatised by their huge desire to not want…

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I don’t know about you but the thought of soft play fills me with utter dread. I’m not ashamed to admit that I can’t stand it. It’s just one of those things that as a parent we have to endure because the kids bloody love it don’t they? I live…

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Back in January it was the Mr’s birthday and I wanted to get him something really lovely from little EJ. Something different. He isn’t the easiest of people to buy for and so I had my work cut out trying to come up with something. I scouted about and came…

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 I’m a stickler for my blog schedule so when I post something out of the blue, something adhoc. Something unplanned. Nine times out ten it’s because something has pissed me off or rattled my cage. That happened today when I saw this: I’d just got home from work. Welcomed by…

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  I did plan on writing today but it wasn’t going to be this post. This one has come completely out of the blue. Totally unplanned. They say it’s best to write when you feel the emotion so here I am. Because not only am I emotional, I’m broken. It’s…

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I knew I’d write this post and I knew when the time came to write it that I’d be writing it with an air of melancholy (now there’s a phrase that I don’t use every day!). Before we went away on our holiday to Portugal I was uptight and anxious.…

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First of all I’d like to stop and ask “where on earth have five years gone?!” Five years ago today, my Mr and I got dressed up in some fancy clothes and said some words to each other in front of lots of family and friends. It was an awesome…

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